Sapporo Snow Festival, the biggest festival in winter

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Odori Park

Sapporo Snow Festival is one of the biggest festival in winter. Not only in Sapporo, Also all over the world, this is the biggest festival in the winter presenting a lot of snow or ice statues. More than 2 million people come every year. The festival is held at the beginning of February for a week.

at HBC venue
at HBC venue

This is a western style building at HBC venue. HBC is the first local broadcast company in Sapporo. They have offered a series of western historical building every year.

 
Churaumi from Okinawa
Churaumi from Okinawa

This is a statue of Okinawa Marine Park.

 
making churaumi statue
making churaumi statue

Making a statue.

 
making a Japanese castle
making a Japanese castle

This is one of the main venue presented by a local broadcast.

 
international competition
international competition

This is a statue by a team from foreign country in the International Snow Sculpture Competition at Odori 12 cho-me.

 
ancient castle of ice
ancient castle of ice

An old building with ice at Odori 2 cho-me.

 
skate square at TV Tower
skate square at TV Tower

Many children and their parents enjoy skating at Sapporo TV Tower.

 
skate square at TV Tower
skate square at TV Tower

Enjoy Sapporo Snow Festival!

 

Access

Odori Park

Date

Feb, 5 to 11

URL

65th Sapporo Snow Festival Home Page

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